Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 30, 2014
Singin’ in the Train

Choo-choo! Bring your little ones to the zoo on Thursday, October 2, for the grand opening of the Lionel Train Adventure.

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August 1, 2014
Looking at Local Bats

Are bats roosting in the Loop? WBEZ’s Curious City visualizes where Chicago bats are likely to live…with an assist from scientists in the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

July 31, 2014
Hillside Haven

Prairie wildflowers provide painterly splashes of color in a recently landscaped hillside garden at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

July 31, 2014
Lincoln Park Zoo Featured in the Chicago Tribune!
"8 Reasons to Lincoln Park Zoo"--we love it! Thanks to the Chicago Tribune for a fun look at Chicago's free zoo.


July 30, 2014
Check Out the Latest Zoo App
This Sunday, August 3, zoo educator Matt Mulligan will demonstrate the zoo's award-winning Observe to Learn app at the Lincoln Park Apple Store at 11 a.m. This free, educational app lets users monitor animal behavior much as zoo scientists do.
July 30, 2014
Sichuan Takin Enrichment

An adolescent Sichuan takin has fun with some enrichment in the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area. The Sichuan takin exhibit features brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao, baby brother Kalsang and females Jinse and Mei Li.

July 29, 2014
Who’s That?

Baby gorilla Patty looks for herself in a bit of mirrored enrichment at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks to Zookeeper Amy Martens for the photo!

July 28, 2014
Horn of Plenty

Saxophonist Barry Winograd brings his jazz duo to the Patio at Café Brauer from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

July 28, 2014
Garden Party Tickets Going, Going...Almost Gone!

Our Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party on Wednesday, July 30, is almost sold out, but you can still buy tickets online until noon tomorrow for this special evening event.

July 27, 2014
Zoo Plant Highlights

Animals are always the focus, but plants play a big part in the Lincoln Park Zoo's beauty.

July 27, 2014
Baby Dwarf Mongooses

Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House is happy to announce baby dwarf mongooses.

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